NSA News & Highlights

Tag: DoD

Oct. 19, 2023

NSA Shares Recommendations to Advance Device Security Within a Zero Trust Framework

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) to enable federal agencies, partners, and organizations to assess devices in their systems and be better poised to respond to risks associated with critical resources.

March 14, 2023

NSA Releases Recommendations for Maturing Identity, Credential, and Access Management in Zero Trust

The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Advancing Zero Trust Maturity throughout the User Pillar” Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today to help system operators’ mature identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) capabilities to effectively mitigate certain cyber threat techniques.

Jan. 18, 2023

NSA Publishes Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Security Guidance

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidance today to help Department of Defense (DoD) and other system administrators identify and mitigate security issues associated with a transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).

Dec. 8, 2022

NSA Releases Series on Protecting DoD Microelectronics From Adversary Influence

The National Security Agency’s Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Hardware Assurance Lab publicly released four Cybersecurity Technical Reports today to help the Department of Defense protect field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based systems from adversary influence.

July 14, 2022

NSA Publishes Guidance on Characterizing Threats, Risks to DoD Microelectronics

The National Security Agency’s (NSA) Joint Federation Assurance Center Hardware Assurance Lab published a report on “DoD Microelectronics: Levels of Assurance Definitions and Applications” today to characterize the threats and risks to custom microelectronic components used in Department of Defense (DoD) systems. The Cybersecurity Technical Report includes definitions and guidance on applying three levels of hardware assurance to protect applicable DoD systems.

Sept. 17, 2020

Reduce Risk of Network Compromises

The National Security Agency has released two cybersecurity information sheets (CSIs) with best practices to help National Security System (NSS) and Department of Defense (DoD) teleworkers and their systems administrators secure their networks and handle potential compromises.

Nov. 4, 2015

NSA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Cryptologic School

NSA Public Information News and Information - 50th Anniversary of the National Cryptologic School

Dec. 29, 2010

NSA Honored at DoD's 30th Annual Disability Awards Ceremony

Allen Meadows was only 19 when a suspension chain gave out as he worked underneath a car leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.